Painting & Drawing

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a composite photo of couples embracing next to a similar painting

VanGoYourself issues a Valentine's Day challenge for lovers with a love of fine art

Popular fine art selfie site, VanGoYourself, is seeking adventurous lovers with a love of art to pucker up and VanGo themselves for Valentine's Day.

a painting of Pan surprising a naked woman by a stream

How influential was Rubens? The Royal Academy explores his legacy

The Royal Academy explores Rubens and His Legacy by bringing together some of the painter's masterpieces alongside works by artists who were influenced by him.

a portrait of a man with flowing hair and moustache

Van Dyck takes a seaside holiday in Margate as self portrait heads out on exhaustive UK tour

The National Portrait Gallery's Van Dyck self portrait is limbering up for a massive UK tour with a restorative seaside holiday at Margate's Turner Contemporary.

a large seascape painting of black blues and white

Sea change: John Virtue captures the ephemeral on a monumental scale at Towner

Norfolk based painter John Virtue brings his epic monochromatic seascapes to the Towner in Eastbourne. From one coast to another, the sea is ever-inspiring. Mark Sheerin hears why.

Painting of a political rally in South London

Pallant House Gallery offers first survey of British art in relation to Spanish Civil War

Seventy five years since the conflict ended, Conflict and Conscience looks at the work of artists who brought the Spanish Civil War home to the UK.

a painting of a coastal view seen from a lighthouse

Dulwich Picture Gallery lines up major Eric Ravilious retrospective for summer 2015

A major summer exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery curated by author and Ravilious expert James Russel will be the first London show to thoroughly examine Eric Ravilious’ output as a......

A photo of a man standing cross-armed in front of a classic oil painting framed in gold

Man wins Gallery Manager position after identifying mystery painting during job interview

Stephen Whittle has been appointed Museum and Gallery Manager at The Atkinson in Southport - after revealing a "strong hunch" about an unattributed work by Futurist CRW Nevinson.

a notebook watercolour sketch of a wooded pathway

Tate unlocks vaults with worldwide access to unpublished archives of key British artists

The world’s largest archive of British Art - Tate Archive - is being made available online for a world-wide audience as part of the Archives and Access project.

a painting showing shrouded figures leaving a theatre at night

Estorick Collection launches appeal to restore Carlo Carrà Futurist painting Leaving the Theatre

It's been a mainstay of Futurist exhibitions across the globe, but now Carlo Carrà’s 1910 classic, Leaving the Theatre is in need of restoration. The Estorick is launching a modest appeal.

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